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  • Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine and Surgery
  • Podiatry School
  • Des Moines
Overall Experience

How did the interview impress you?

Positively

What was the stress level of the interview?

6 out of 10

How you think you did?

8 out of 10

How do you rank this school among ALL other schools?

10 out of 10

Questions

How long was the interview?

35 minutes

Where did the interview take place?

At the school

How many people interviewed you?

3

What was the style of the interview?

In a group

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 1)?

"What was it about your shadowing experiences made you want to become a podiatrist, followed by why DMU" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 2)?

"What was the best nonfiction book you've read recently" Report Response

What is one of the specific questions they asked you (question 3)?

"How is physics going? " Report Response

What was the most interesting question?

"What was your favorite experience from all of your community involvement" Report Response

What was the most difficult question?

"You struggled with this class, does that worry you going into med school? What would you do if you struggled in a class here? " Report Response

How did you prepare for the interview?

"Mock interview, studied my personal statement, reviewed admissions material from the school so I knew what they viewed as their strengths, and talked with one of my friends who is a DMU student" Report Response

What impressed you positively?

"The fantastic facilities, problem based/hands on approach to learning, opportunities for research, the students, the friendly admission staff and faculty, and getting to know my potential classmates in my interview group. " Report Response

What impressed you negatively?

"The interview process took hours for everyone to get through, and while it was nice to chat with the third years students at the clinic while we waited, we were bored and starving. " Report Response

What did you wish you had known ahead of time?

"Nothing, I had already been on a tour of the school before I applied." Report Response

What are your general comments?

"Overall, it was a very positive experience and I did well, but it was a bit nerve racking. My interview went over half an hour and they asked me 10 questions. " Report Response

Tour and Travel

Who was the tour given by?

Student

How did the tourguide seem?

Enthusiastic

How do you rank the facilities?

10 out of 10

What is your in-state status?

Out of state

What was your total time spent traveling?

4-6 hours

What was your primary mode of travel?

Train or subway

About how much did you spend on room, food, and travel?

$201-$300

Where did you stay?

With students at the school

General Info

On what date did the interview take place?

11/15/2007

How do you rank this school among other schools to which you've applied?

10 out of 10

What is your ranking of this school's location?

7 out of 10

What is your ranking of this area's cultural life?

7 out of 10

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